SHORT AND SWEET
Using striking imagery and odd juxtapositions, Kieran Hickey’s intriguing film playfully explores Swift’s reflections on mental health and his life in Dublin and London, while quoting lavishly from Gulliver’s Travels and other writings.
DIRECTOR: Kieran Hickey
FILM INFO: 23 mins, 1967, Black and White
John Huston’s Dublin
The renowned Irish-American director visits places of touristic and heritage interest around Dublin, including St Patrick’s Cathedral where he speaks with admiration of the work of Dean Jonathan Swift.
DIRECTOR: John McGreevy
FILM INFO: 30 mins, 1979
Notes by Sunniva O’Flynn.